Thursday, January 19, 2012

Phoenix Comicon Call for Entries

The 2012 Phoenix Comicon Film Festival call for entries has begun! This year we invite one and all to submit to the film festival and to the Phoenix Comicon Film Challenge.

For the Film Festival, Phoenix Comicon is looking for films in the following genres: Sci-Fi, Thriller/Horror, Fan Film, Animation, Pop Culture/Documentary, Comedy, Film Noir/Mystery, Comics/Anime/Gaming. For the Film Challenge, the task is to make a film that is 15 minutes or less in one of the following genres: Steampunk, Horror, Original Animation, Original Superhero/Supervillain and Star Trek.

You have from now until March 31st, 2012 to submit your film.

The rules for the Phoenix Comicon Film Festival are as follows:
  1. Two (2) copies of the film(s) must be submitted in a DVD Region 1 playable format. 
  2. All films entered should fall under at least one of the listed genres.
  3. All submissions must be made by the filmmaker(s). No anonymous submissions will be accepted.
  4. All foreign language films must have English subtitles.
  5. All films will be pre-screened by Phoenix Comicon staff.
  6. No submissions will be returned, therefore, do not send the only copy.
  7. We are not responsible for any submissions lost or damaged in delivery.
  8. Participants do not need to attend the convention or festival to be eligible.
  9. Notice of selections will be announced on or before May 1st by email and posted on the Phoenix Comicon website.
  10. The Phoenix Comicon is a family-friendly event and preference will be given to films appropriate for all-ages viewing. Submissions not suitable for all-ages will be considered for late night screenings.

For information about the Film Festival, please contact:
For information about the Film Challenge, please contact:

To download the 2012 Phoenix Comicon Film Festival Entry Form, click here.

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